Robert Vaughan

Fiction Writer

7735 N River Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone: 
414-232-6399

Author's Bio

Robert Vaughan is the Editor-in-Chief at Bending Genres. They have an online journal, lead monthly online weekend workshops, and host two annual writing retreats. His prose and poetry is published in over 600 literary journals such as BlazeVOX, Nervous Breakdown, Hobart Journal, and Necessary Fiction. His books are Microtones, (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms); RIFT, a collaboration with Kathy Fish(Unknown Press) and Funhouse (Unknown Press.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Stripped (philadelphia stories, 2014)
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Flash Fiction Funny (Blue Light Press, 2013)
Books:
RIFT (Unknown Press, 2016)
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Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2014)
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Excess Anthology (Unknown Press, 2014)
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Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps, 2013)
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Microtones (Cervena Barva Press, 2013)
Journals:
50 to 1
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Blue Lotus Review
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Connotation Press
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Elimae
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Everyday Genius
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Literary Orphans
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Lost In Thought
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Marco Polo Arts Mag
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Metazen
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NAP
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Necessary Fiction
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Red Lightbulbs
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Revolution John
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Short, Fast and Deadly
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The Miscreant
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theNewerYork
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Used Furniture Review
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Wisconsin People & Ideas
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Prizes won: 

Runner-up in the 2012 Micro-Fiction Prize. http://www.microaward.org/2012. He was a finalist in the Gertrude Stein Award for Fiction 2013 and 2014, held by Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. His short fiction, "A Box," was included in Best Small Fictions, 2016. His short fiction, "Six Glimpses of the Uncouth" was included in Best Small Fictions, 2019.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Brute by Emily Skaja, Water & Power by Steven Dunn, The Babies by Sabrina Orah Mark, What a Body Remembers by Karen Stefano, I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well by James Allen Hall, Edinburgh by Alexander Chee

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Rochester
Raised in: 
Rochester, NY
New York
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Last update: May 06, 2019